Doctoral student, Arizona State University
- Anthropology of Outer Space
- Ethnographic Theory
- Experimental Ethnography
- Planetary & Deep Space Analogs
- Political Theory
- Science & Technology Studies
- Social Imaginaries
- Social Movements
I am a doctoral student in the Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology program at Arizona State University. My dissertation work focuses on producing a genealogy of futurist discourse surrounding human immortality and space travel. I am tracing the legacy of these ideas from the Proletkult movement as well as from the Russian Cosmists, a loose-knit esoteric political-spiritual-artistic group operating in the decades surrounding the Russian Revolution. I'm interested in the ways in which utopian ideas rooted in human solidarity get transmuted into the egocentric dreams of the wealthy through declensionist narratives.
Anthropology Matters! in Brief
Fiona Murphy, Taylor R. Genovese, Vivian Gornik, Jeffrey Omari, Steven G. Harris, Rebecca Prinster, Ipsita Dey, Monesha Carter (2018) | Anthropology News 58(6): e127-e139 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/an.724
“Death is a disease”: Cryopreservation, neoliberalism, and temporal commodification in the U.S.
Taylor R. Genovese (2018) | Technology in Society 54: 52-56 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techsoc.2018.03.002
Decolonizing Archival Methodology: Combating hegemony and moving towards a collaborative archival environment
Taylor R. Genovese (2016) | AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples 12(1): 32-42 | http://dx.doi.org/10.20507/alternative.2016.12.1.3